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Gateway, the Old Mint [Macquarie Street Sydney] / Thomas J. Lawlor
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Title:
Gateway, the Old Mint [Macquarie Street Sydney] / Thomas J. Lawlor
Creator:
Date:
[c1933]
Format:
1 photoprint : b&w ; 21 x 15.5 cm.
Inscription:
One of 6 photographs of the former Sydney Mint included in an album labelled : 'Burdekin House / Elizabeth Bay House / The Mint. Old Sydney / 1933-35'. This photograph captioned under the image: "Gateway, The Old Mint".
Subject:
Description:
A view of part of the boundary wall of the Mint, constructed 1854-55 to secure the site. This image shows a section of the rear wall, facing the Domain - several large Moreton Bay fig trees are visible and a streetlight on Hospital Road. The sign above the door refers to law courts that occupied the Mint buildings at this time.
Published in:
Insites no.32 Spring 2002 pp.4-5: "Tattered treasures".
Source:
Caroline Simpson Library & Research Collection ; photograph album: Thomas J. Lawlor
Material Type:
Picture
Record number:
32659